Oracle plans to dump risky Java serialization


Oracle plans to drop from Java its serialization feature that has been a thorn in the side when it comes to security. Also known as Java object serialization, the feature is used for encoding objects into streams of bytes. Used for lightweight persistence and communication via sockets or Java RMI, serialization also supports the reconstruction of an object graph from a stream.  Removing serialization is a long-term goal and is part of Project Amber, w… InfoWorld Security

Windows 10 April 2018 Update’s latest flaw is the mystery of the disappearing desktop


It seems that the Windows 10 April 2018 Update is starting to feel reminiscent of the Anniversary Update – in other words, lots of problems seem to be cropping up with the upgrade, and the latest gremlin is a disappearing desktop. Yes, that’s a pretty worrying sounding one, but according to threads on Microsoft’s ‘answers’ support forum and Reddit, along with comments elsewhere online, some Windows 10 users are finding that their desktop has literally … TechRadar – All the … Read more

Fedora 28 Comes With New Software Options

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The Fedora Project has announced the general availability of Fedora 28, which introduces a new software delivery system based on a modular repository. The new system provides alternative versions of the software and updates that come with the default release, according to Fedora Project Leader Matthew Miller. It enables users to update specific components at the speed that meets their ne… LinuxInsider